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The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides high-quality and personalized patient care, conducts innovative research and offers comprehensive educational opportunities.
The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine (DACCPM) at Massachusetts General Hospital offers world-class patient care, the finest education for medical students and residents, innovative research laboratories and a team of accomplished faculty. Each year, we provide anesthesia services for more than 50,000 procedures in 67 operating rooms and 25 additional locations on the Mass General campus.
Our research activities are driven by an outstanding faculty of independent thinkers and cover a wide range of initiatives, including leading-edge investigations in critical care medicine, neurosciences, biomedical engineering, patient safety and simulation. Mass General conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States, with an annual research budget of $786 million.
Read a welcome letter from our anesthetist-in-chief
Our core focus is to provide outstanding care to our patients by integrating education, evidence-based medicine and research in collaboration with our Mass General colleagues and the communities we serve by:
Our vision is to be the premier academic anesthesia department delivering the best patient care. The DACCPM works to build open, respectful and constructive communication among members of the department, patients and others within the Mass General community. Our department believes in:
We are committed to delivering the highest quality and safest care to our patients. Under the leadership of our Quality and Safety team, there are many initiatives underway in the DACCPM to support this mission. Learn more
We are always looking to recruit, retain and develop the highest quality faculty members. Our Faculty Development Team meets monthly to discuss academic, clinical and administrative topics.
Each year, each faculty member will have an annual career conference with either his or her division chief or Principal Investigator. Faculty members can be expected to discuss their academic goals, clinical work, teaching scores, quality and safety metrics and other areas of professional development. Also, each faculty member has the opportunity to be recognized and promoted within Harvard Medical School. Learn more.
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